Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, satellite offices, and health centers will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.

Office of Veteran Affairs

918-772-4166
17725 South Muskogee Ave. Tahlequah, OK 74464

Veteran Counseling Services

Readjustment Counseling Service
Vet Center Services- Readjustment counseling is a wide range of services offered to eligible Veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life. 

Services offered at Vet Centers nationwide include:

  • Individual and group Counseling for Veterans and their families
  • Family counseling for military related issues
  • Bereavement counseling
  • Military sexual trauma counseling and referral
  • Outreach 
  • Substance abuse assessment and referral
  • Employment referral
  • Referral to other VA services
  • Community education 

Eligibility
Any Veteran or active-duty Service member, to include federally-activated members of the National Guard and Reserve components, who:

  • Has served on active military duty in any combat theater or area of hostility.
  • Experienced a military sexual trauma while serving on active military duty;
  • Provided direct emergent medical care or mortuary services, while serving on active military duty, to the casualties of war;
  • Served as a member of an unmanned aerial vehicle crew that provided direct support to operations in a combat zone or area of hostility
  • All readjustment counseling services available at Vet Centers are at no charge to the eligible individual or their family and are also available without time limitation.
  • Service members and Veterans are not required to enroll in the VA health care system or have received a service connection for conditions caused by military service.
  • These services are also provided regardless of the nature of the Veteran’s discharge. This includes service provision to those individuals with problematic discharges.

Contact: Matthew Tiger, MSW, LCSW, Readjustment Counselor

  • Tulsa Vet Center/ Tahlequah Community access point
  • PO Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465
  • Office phone 800-256-0671 EXT 5693
  • Cell phone 918-822-2563
  • Email matthew-tiger@cherokee.org